Pathankot is an important city of the Indian state of Punjab and connects Jammu and Kashmir with rest of the country. Ideally located at the meeting point of three states namely Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, Pathankot serves as a gateway to the three north Indian states. Due to this strategic location Pathankot is fondly called as ‘Cock neck city'. Set in the picturesque foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie, Pathankot serves as the base to visit hill stations of Himachal Pradesh such as Dharamshala, Dalhousie and Mcleodganj. Pathankot is a major hub for defence forces (Indian Army and Indian Air Force) and also home to the largest military base in Asia.
Pathankot railway station
Station Code PTK
Arrival and Departure Enquiry 131, 132 (pre-recorded), 133 (local line)
Reservation Enquiry 0186-2222501
Station Details Pathankot railway station is one of the important railway stations of Northern Railways. The railway station provides connectivity to Jammu Tawi railway, the main railhead of Jammu and Kashmir. Some of the important trains which pass through Pathankot are Sealdah - Jammu Tawi Express, Ahmedabad Jammu Tawi Express, Himsagar Express and Jhelum Express. Kangra Queen, a luxurious train operates between Pathankot and Palampur. The bus stand is located close to the railway station from where buses ply to various destinations.
Amenities Pathankot railway station has the amenities like waiting room, retiring room, computer reservation office, refreshment room (vegetarian and non-vegetarian), tea stall and G.R.P office.
Distances of major landmarks Amritsar Airport (115 km), Jammu (110 km), Jalandhar (112 km), Chandigarh (270 km).